Job Posting

Undergraduate Research Assistant

College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources - Division of Plant Sciences

Position Information


-Collecting, processing, and measuring of plant material from diverse field and greenhouse experiments
-Data collection/measurements using advanced plant physiology instruments
-Team work environment with opportunities to work on many different types of agricultural experiments with other undergraduates, graduate students and researchers
-General labor maintaining fields and experiments, such as weeding, planting, harvesting, mowing, etc.
-May include both inside lab work and outside field work depending on season and weather.

Potential opportunity for Seniors to do a capstone project.

Required Skills

An interest in Plant Science and Agriculture

Drivers license - In addition to work on campus, some work will be at Bradford Research Center or Horticulture & Agroforestry Research Center (HARC) - must be able to commute to these places.

Organized, responsible, good communicator, dependable, punctual.

Available for at least 4 hour blocks of time, minimum of 10 hours a week.

Preferred Qualifications

Be able to sometimes work independently, without supervision.

Faculty Mentor or Sponsor

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